The Community Supports Administration created a summary of the omnibus budget bill, omnibus policy bill, and other relevant bills passed during the 2016 legislative session. The summary includes items related to:
The Minnesota Board on Aging and the Minnesota Area Agencies on Aging have launched a new updated MinnesotaHelp.info at www.minnesotahelp.info, the state's comprehensive website for services, resources and information.
As of July 1, the Minnesota Department of Human Services began enrolling providers to deliver a new early intensive intervention Medical Assistance benefit for children and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.
Under the new benefit, covered services will be designed to improve social interaction, communication and behavioral regulation skills at a critical time in development, promoting fuller participation by children in their family, schools and community life.
Families interested in the new benefit should contact their county, tribe or managed care plan.